The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 43 69 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.37% 7.69% 6.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 9.26% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 39 66 32
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
675 745 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.27% 83.05% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 598 612 380
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -8 35 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Towcester - 3 £40,000 - 1
Kettering -7 2 £39,500 +21.53% 1
Brackley - 1 £40,000 -
Daventry - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 41 (56.16%) Java
2 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (49.32%) SQL
4 33 (45.21%) C#
5 30 (41.10%) J2EE
6 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
6 27 (36.99%) Spring
6 27 (36.99%) Degree
7 26 (35.62%) OOP
8 24 (32.88%) Web Services
8 24 (32.88%) Computer Science
9 23 (31.51%) TDD
10 22 (30.14%) C++
10 22 (30.14%) Linux
10 22 (30.14%) Scrum
11 21 (28.77%) .NET
12 20 (27.40%) C
12 20 (27.40%) XML
12 20 (27.40%) MVC
12 20 (27.40%) Java EE
13 17 (23.29%) OOD
13 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
14 16 (21.92%) HTML
14 16 (21.92%) Pair Programming
15 15 (20.55%) VB.NET
15 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
15 15 (20.55%) CSS
15 15 (20.55%) Mathematics
15 15 (20.55%) hybris
16 14 (19.18%) OO

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.11%) Apache
1 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
1 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.85%) JUnit
3 5 (6.85%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.74%) Selenium
4 2 (2.74%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Electronics
2 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Military
4 2 (2.74%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (47.95%) Developer
2 29 (39.73%) Software Engineer
3 16 (21.92%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.33%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (10.96%) .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Junior
7 6 (8.22%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Junior Developer
7 6 (8.22%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Junior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Junior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Software Support Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.10%) J2EE
2 27 (36.99%) Spring
3 24 (32.88%) Web Services
4 21 (28.77%) .NET
5 20 (27.40%) XML
5 20 (27.40%) Java EE
6 16 (21.92%) HTML
7 15 (20.55%) CSS
8 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
9 11 (15.07%) JSON
9 11 (15.07%) .NET Framework
10 9 (12.33%) Entity Framework
10 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (10.96%) JPA
11 8 (10.96%) Spring MVC
11 8 (10.96%) Struts
12 7 (9.59%) jQuery
13 6 (8.22%) JSP
14 5 (6.85%) EJB
14 5 (6.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Computer Science
2 15 (20.55%) Mathematics
3 14 (19.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.74%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Physics
5 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) UNIX
2 6 (8.22%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) OOP
3 23 (31.51%) TDD
4 22 (30.14%) Scrum
5 20 (27.40%) MVC
6 17 (23.29%) OOD
7 16 (21.92%) Pair Programming
8 14 (19.18%) OO
9 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.85%) Web Development
9 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.11%) BDD
11 3 (4.11%) Project Management
12 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.74%) User Stories
12 2 (2.74%) Document Management
12 2 (2.74%) Logistics
13 1 (1.37%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) Java
2 36 (49.32%) SQL
3 33 (45.21%) C#
4 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
5 22 (30.14%) C++
6 20 (27.40%) C
7 15 (20.55%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.85%) VB
9 3 (4.11%) MATLAB
9 3 (4.11%) VB6
10 2 (2.74%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.37%) PHP5
11 1 (1.37%) PHP4
11 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.37%) Python
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) Sun Certification
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.11%) ISEB
4 3 (4.11%) MCAD
4 3 (4.11%) OCPJP
4 3 (4.11%) OCMJD
5 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) hybris
3 11 (15.07%) Oracle
4 8 (10.96%) Sybase
4 8 (10.96%) Sun
5 1 (1.37%) Zend
5 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe
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